The Supreme Court of India has dismissed an appeal challenging the judgment passed by the Special Court convicting the accused for the offence punishable under Section 21 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, 1985, that talk about the Punishment for contravention in relation.
A three-judge bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant & Aniruddha Bose has disposed off the plea today while appreciating the efforts of the petitioner Kirti Ahuja who appeared and argued the matter in person through Video Conferencing.
The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by a man sentenced to two year rigorous imprisonment in a drug case while stating the sentence accorded by the High Court is clearly already far too charitable.
Ever since the arrest of Rhea Chakraborty by this narcotics agency, curiosity has mounted about its role, powers and use as another law enforcement weapon in the hands of the government. An inside look
The Delhi District Court has expressed its dissatisfaction over the use of CamScanner – one of the Chinese apps banned by the Indian government – by a lawyer while presenting a bail application before the court.
The Orissa High Court has advised doctors to write the names of drugs prescribed in capital letters or in a legible manner to help in easily deciphering them, their doses, strength, and also the frequency of use.
The Kerala High Court while hearing an anticipatory bail petition, said that advance bail in a Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS) case could not be granted just because "nothing was recovered from the accused."
Keeping in view the rising number of Covid-19 cases, following which, the financial crisis being faced by the lawyers due to the closing of District Courts, the MPHCBA has decided to give ration to financially poor lawyers